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The devastating effect of humans on Earth

Melting Qori Kalis glacier Peru

The devastating effect of humans on planet Earth, presented in these amazing ‘now and then’ images from NASA.   Melting Qori Kalis glacier Peru

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By |March 27, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

New LEAPTech Electric Plane by NASA

LEAPTech Electric Plane by NASA

Within a few years NASA hopes to fly electric X-plane, replacing the wings and engines of a Tecnam P2006T with an improved version of the LEAPTech wing.

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By |March 18, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

NASA test-fires most powerful rocket booster

Fire up of Deep Space Rocket Booster

The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up by NASA, on Wednesday.   Watch the video…

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By |March 12, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Earth Observing Fleet

NASA's Earth Observing Fleet

This animation shows the Earth Observing NASA’s fleet, the remote sensing observatories as of February 2015.   Take a look at the video…

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By |March 10, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Mars Lost an Ocean’s worth of Water

Mars had Ocean’s worth of Water

New isotopic measurements by researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, reveal that an ocean once covered approximately twenty percent of the Martian surface.   Watch the video…

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By |March 6, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

The First Selfie in Space

First selfie in space by astronaut Buzz Aldrin

The first selfie in space by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, along with more old NASA photos, will be auctioned.

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By |February 27, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Magnetospheric Multiscale Observatories ready for launch

Magnetospheric Multiscale Observatories

Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) observatories are ready for launch and processed in a clean room at the Astrotech Space Operations facility in Titusville, Florida.

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By |February 20, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: |

Greenland’s Ice Layers Mapped in 3D

Greenland's Ice Layers 3D Mapped

Greenland‘s ice layers are now mapped in 3D, thanks to NASA’s Operation IceBridge. Peering into the frozen layers inside ice sheet, is like looking back in time.   Watch the frozen video…

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By |January 30, 2015|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , , , |

Sounding Rockets launch into an Aurora

Sounding Rockets in Aurora

Scientists from NASA are launching Sounding Rockets into an Aurora, to better understand the role it plays in Earth’s meteorological processes and the impact on the planet’s atmosphere.

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By |January 28, 2015|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , , , |

NASA’s amazing Flow Visualization through the years

Flow Visualization

The evolution of various ways NASA has observed flow visualization in aircraft structures over the years.   Watch the amazing video…

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By |January 27, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |